AI in the news:

Simone Scardapane

Facebook Developer Circle Roma, 28 Maggio

what's new from F8 2018 (& Google I/O)

Something about me

Post-doc fellow (Sapienza), with a strong interest in ML at large, and in the promotion of developers' events.

Focus on: Cambridge Analytica

Focus on: Cambridge Analytica

"It's easier to build an AI system to detect a nipple than what is hate speech," Zuckerberg said on a conference call with analysts following the company's first-quarter earnings report.

[Business Insider]

Using AI, Facebook [removes] 99% of terrorism-related content without a user having to notify the company first, he said. By contrast, it will likely take years for AI to reliably recognize hate speech he said. That difference is "frustrating," he acknowledged.

AI Spotlight: Hashtags

Image classification!

  • The dataset contains approx. 1.5 million images annotated in 1000 classes.
  • Can we scale up image classification to tens of millions of images?
  • Who is going to label all these images?

Scaling up image classification

Scaling up image classification

  • 3.5 billion public images from Instagram.
  • 17 thousands different hashtags.
  • 336 GPUs on 42 machines running for 22 days.

AI Spotlight: Frameworks

Deep learning fragmentation

Academia vs. Industry

Announcing PyTorch 1.0

AI Spotlight:

Playing GO

Deep Mind vs. Lee Sedol

Open sourcing Alpha Go

AI Spotlight

(beyond F8):

Audio Generation

Beyond the hype

From audio to music: back to Facebook!

I have to stop! :-(

Thanks for listening!

Presentazione FB Dev Circle Roma 2018

By Simone Scardapane